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Company: Dollar General
Location: Goodlettsville, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel



Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we're still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at

Job Details

General Summary:

The Supply Chain Strategy  Manager role is responsible for leading optimization projects to solve cross-functional supply chain challenges as it relates to end-to-end integration of the Dollar General Supply Chain, enabling significant scale and growth for the organization. The role will focus on communications and strategic planning, serving as a “chief of staff” for all supply chain optimization solutions across the end-to-end supply chain function. As Dollar General grows and expands in new marketplaces, drives new supply chain strategies, and broadens its supply chain footprint, you will be critical in the planning and execution of efficient supply chain strategies. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

§ Drive the End-to-End Project lifecycle of supply chain projects –

·       Scoping: Build the business case for the program, identify the program goals and timeline, required team(s) and effort, and desired impacts

·       Data Analysis: Identify data sources for key project inputs, execute data analysis and cleansing techniques, and data validation with key stakeholders

·       Project Execution: Build out project scope, execute key activities, resolve any risks / issues, document key assumptions, provide leadership updates; identify cross-functional impacts and serve as the single point of truth for the program; serve as the liaison between teams (E.g., SC, distribution, transportation, IT)

·       Operational Deployment: Identify sustaining business owners, document all sustaining processes and successfully execute recommendations; implement templates to make models sustainable/valuable; define reporting cadence to monitor program post-launch

§ Build and manage cross-functional relationships to identify, document, and execute supply chain projects on-time, on-budget, and with high quality

§ Manage capital planning process for supply chain including annual operating plans, re-forecasts, and variances to plan

§ Lead communications of project updates with executive leadership and steering committee members


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

§ Experience managing and executing large projects from start-to-finish

§ Clear communicator with keen ability to present findings in succinct presentations, experience with executive communications

§ Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated use of data analysis and metrics to drive decision making and continuous improvement

§ Can lead, plan and facilitate effective brain storming sessions

§ Persists in efforts (tenacious)

§ Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills; ability to multi-task

§ Experience with SEYC Gold ERP system a plus


Work Experience &/or Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Technology or related field
  • 4+ years' experience in years' relevant supply chain experience in operational or consulting roles
  • PMI/PBA Certification a plus
  • Prior experience with retail, supply chain, pricing and or merchandising systems and reporting

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